What Is Special Resident Retiree's Visa? (SRRV)
The Special Resident Retiree's Visa (SRRV) is a special, non-immigrant visa which entitles the holder to reside permanently in The Philippines.
SRRV Courtesy and Expanded Courtesy
For foreign nationals, 5o years old and above:
Visa Deposit: USD 10,000 (with Pension)
USD 20,000 (without Pensions)
*Visa deposit may be converted into active investment.
For retired foreign military officers, aged 50 years old and above.
For Filipino citizens, 50 years old and above
Visa deposit: USD 1,500
Benefits of SRRV
1) Option to reside permanently in the Philippines;
2) Multiple-entry and indefinite stay privileges;
3) Exemption from the following:
Annual Alien Certificate of Registration Identity Card issued by the Philippine Immigration
Philippine Customs duties and taxes for the one-time importation of household goods and personal effects up to $7,000
Tax on pensions and annuities;
Travel tax in Philippine airports;
Securing a separate work visa, student visa, or study permit;
4) Access to Greet and Assist Program at selected Philippine Airports;
5) Free subscription to the PRA Newsletter
6) Discount privileges from PRA-accredited Merchant Partners;
7) Free assistance in transacting with other government agencies
8) Entitlement to PHILHEALTH discount premium.
Who Can Apply?
Former Filipino citizens
50 years old or above
DEPENDANT SPOUSE / CHILDREN
Legally married to principal retiree
Legitimate or legally adopted
Unmarried and below 21 years old upon joining the program
1) Passport with valid Philippine Tourist Visa;
2) PRA Application Form
3) Medical Clearance
4) Police clearance from country or origin or residence (valid up to 6 months from the date of issuance) and NBI Clearance;
5) Photos (8 pieces, 2x2")
6) SRR Visa deposit
7) SRR Visa Fees
Processing service (one time)
Annual Fee: $360
8) Proof of relationship to retiree (marriage certificate / birth certificate)
All documents must be originals and must be Apostilled or Authenticated
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